Abu Abdul Bari Biography – Wiki
Abu Abdul Bari is identified as an obese ISIS ‘mufti’ who has been arrested in Iraq as he is so heavy that he had to be loaded onto the back of a truck to be transported.
The 560-pound ISIS leader Abu Abdul Bari, also known as “Jabba the Jihad,” was captured in Iraqhttps://t.co/QnLoJMYmNV
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) January 17, 2020
Abu Abdul Bari Career
Also known as Shifa al-Nima, he is considered to hbe one of the biggest captures in recent months. He was hauled from his Mosul bolthole by Iraqi security forces after he was discovered.
The religious leader, who is believed to be at least 560 pounds, issued religious rulings that led to the execution of scholars and clerics and the destruction of an ancient tomb in the city.
Abu Abdul Bari Accusations
The obese man has been accused of ordering the destruction of the tomb of the Prophet Yunus, or Jonah, in Mosul, which was carried out in 2014.
The ancient shrine was thought to be the final resting place of the prophet by both Christians and Muslims.
The criminal was pictured wedged against a mounted machine gun in the open back of a vehicle last night, because he was too heavy.
Iraq: Obese Daesh mufti who called for rape and genocide caught https://t.co/a6IDmUPUxh
— Middle East Monitor (@MiddleEastMnt) January 17, 2020
He is also responsible for the execution of men, women and children. He is also accused of raping and murdering.
A Briton who fought against ISIS in Syria, Macer Gifford, tweeted: “I’m delighted to say that the Islamic State’s very own Jabba the Hutt has been captured in Mosul”.
British counter-extremist think-tank founder welcomed the arrest by saying: “It is good that Syrians, Iraqis and others witness the debasement of this s***”.
“That he is obese, this immobile and this humiliated is yet another blow to ISIS imbeciles who thought God was with them”.
It is unknown how the man was removed from his hiding place.
Iraqi police said the ‘mufti’ is considered one of ISIS’s foremost leaders.